On 13 February, an article from NBC claims that the scale of the fraud in the unemployment program created by the CARES Act has reached a staggering level, according to state and federal officials.  It is estimated at least $63 billion of the $630 billion in disbursements has been misspent.  The full scope of the loss in taxpayer funds is likely many times higher, experts and officials say, soaring well beyond $100 billion.  The DoJ has assembled a task force to root out fraud across all 50 states and US territories.  Among the claims is that criminals are using computer-generated 3-D printed masks of victims’ faces to pass identity verification checks, and organised crime, such as a Nigerian cybercrime ring that specialises in online scams, targeting CARES Act unemployment insurance.

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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